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Protesters stand outside the Houses of Parliament in London as MPs debate the Assisted Dying Bill (PA)

Parliament is unlikely to debate another Bill on the issue for years to come

Edward Leigh MP addresses the House of Commons

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Author Atul Gawande tackles our confused thinking about mortality

Death is not always ‘a terrible tragedy’

Death in old age is a natural process which we must all eventually face

MPs will debate a Bill legalising assisted suicide in Britain on September 11 (PA)

The champions of the Assisted Dying Bill are desperately hoping that Britons will remain ignorant of the euthanasia horror stories emerging from Europe

Belgian legislators voted to make their country the world's first to allow euthanasia for small children, despite vigorous opposition from the Catholic Church and all main religious groups. (CNS photo/ Laurent Dubrule, Reuters)

The Anscombe Bioethics Centre says opinion polls have dominated the debate too much

An assisted suicide Bill will be debated in the House of Commons on September 11 (AP)

If assisted suicide is legalised some patients would be regarded as having lives ‘not worth living’

A banner opposes the Assisted Dying Bill outside Parliament (@CNKAlliance)

What I learned from talking to passers-by outside Parliament as peers debated the Assisted Dying Bill

Hugues de Montalembert: 'Why, during or after what I went through, did I never contemplate suicide?'

A photographer’s haunting memoir sheds new light on the Assisted Dying Bill

Parliament is discussing the Assisted Dying Bill today (PA)

A concert pianist explains how his experience as a carer led him to reject the Assisted Dying Bill

Baroness Masham of Ilton speaks against assisted suicide.

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